Board of Directors
Shara Hegde - Founder and Executive Director
Ms. Hegde brings extensive experience in education to her role as founding principal.  She is currently a fellow with Building Excellent Schools, a nationally recognized program which supports school leaders design, found, and lead high performing urban charter schools. At you may even buy cheap articles that explore her biography and analyze the projects she participated in.
Jeff Kirkley – Founder and Chief Financial Officer, VivoSecurity, Inc.
A product of San Jose public schools, Mr. Kirkley has over 18 years of extensive, hands-on financial experience for companies in the Bay Area.  Prior to starting VivoSecurity, Inc, a software company targeting the growing problem of malware, he was Vice President of Finance and Administration for Compassoft, an enterprise software company acquired by Finsbury in 2009.
Carlos A. Trujillo - Sales Representative, Brand Athletics and Nike Team Sports
Mr. Trujillo brings community outreach and legal expertise to the Founding Board. As the Team Sales Representative for Brand Athletics, an exclusive distributor for Nike Team Sports, he works closely with numerous colleges, universities, elite high schools and club sports programs in the area.  Prior to joining Brand Athletics, Mr. Trujillo was a litigation associate at Quinn Emmanuel LLP in San Francisco and O’Melveny & Myers LLP in Newport Beach.
Samuel Manning – CPA

Mr. Manning brings over 22 years of experience in finance and accounting to the Founding Board. He currently serves on several Non-Profit Boards.  In his role, he is responsible for accounting, investments, payroll, human resource services, facilities planning and management, purchasing, public safety, environmental health and safety, and risk management.
Ashley Miller - Marketing Manager, Symantec Corporation
Ms. Miller brings extensive marketing, community outreach, and educational experience to the Founding Board. She currently works as a marketing manager for Symantec Corporation, leveraging relationships with customers who have achieved significant business results with Symantec products and services to further company and customer goals.
Drew Corbett - Lead Budget Analyst, City of Sunnyvale
 A proud resident of San Jose, Mr. Corbett brings nearly nine years of public and private sector finance experience to the Founding Board.  He currently serves as the Lead Budget Analyst for the City of Sunnyvale. 
Daniel T. Dobrygowski - Attorney, Jones Day

As an attorney with Jones Day, Mr. Dobrygowski works on a broad range of commercial litigation matters in both federal and state courts.  In addition to his general trial practice, Mr. Dobrygowski has represented clients in environmental litigation matters brought under CERCLA, the California Health and Safety Code, and various common law theories. 
Leena Ved – Director, Pacific Alliance Capital Group
Ms. Ved brings over 10 years of relevant experience in education to the Founding Board. Prior to her work with Pacific Alliance, a global real estate and infrastructure firm, she served as Associate Director of the Broad Residency and Director of Operations for Leadership Public Schools.
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